District Profile

Enlisted below are the major highlights of district:

  • Khanewal District was created in 1985
  • Comprises of four Tehsils: Khanewal, Mian Channu, Kabirwala and Jahanian
  • Situated on Peshawar-Karachi main railway line and on National Highway
  • Surrounded by six districts: Multan, Jhang, Sahiwal, Vehari, Toba Tek Singh, Muzaffar Garh
  • Tulamba is an ancient town in tehsil Mian Channu where Alexander has a sojourn

District Statistics                                                        

Tehsils 04
Union Councils 135
Villages 679
Total Area 4,349 km2
Municipal Committees 6
Major Occupation Farmers

Population

Title Rural Urban Total
Population 2,357,910 564,076 2,921,986
Male 1,198,308 286,384 1,484,692
Female 1,159,546 277,625 1,437,171
Transgender 56 67 123

Land Utilization Statistics

Total Reported Area 1,056,973 acres    
Cultivated Area 902,048 acres 85.34%  
Uncultivated Area 154,925 acres 14.66%  
Canal Irrigated Area 474,614 acres 52.59%  
Tube Well Irrigated Area 254,367 acres 28.20%  
Canal &Tube Well Irrigated Area 173,067 acres 19.21%  

Registered Industrial Units                      

Spinning & Weaving Mills 12
Cotton Ginning 47
Poultry Forming & Hatchery 05
Food & Beverages 02
Sugar Mills 01
Poultry Feed 02
Agricultural Implements 08
Rice Mills 06
Brick Kilns 240
Flour Mills 13
Power House 02
Seed Processing 03

Industries

The following industries have been working in the District:

  • Nestle Pakistan Pvt Ltd, Kabirwala
  • Unilever Tea Factory, Khanewal
  • Colony Sugar Mills, Mian Channu
  • Rousch Power Plant, Abdul Hakim
  • Jadeed Feeds, Pvt Ltd, Khanewal
  • Hussain Textile Mills, Kabirwala
  • Masood Fabrics, Pvt Ltd, Kabirwala
  • Jamhoor Textile Mills, Mian Channu
  • Monnoowal Textile Mills, Mian Channu
  • Qureshi Textile Mills, Mian Channu
  • Multan Feeds, Pvt Ltd, Kabirwala